Mr Xavier Pican > Osborne Clarke > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Osborne Clarke
75017 PARIS


Xavier is a Partner in Osborne Clarke’s high-performing Technology Innovation Media team, managing intricate data and life sciences projects. He also holds the influential role of Blockchain Chair for Osborne Clarke International.


Combining a wealth of global experience in the life sciences, energy, telecoms and defence sectors with more than twelve years’ industrial experience, Xavier is an IP specialist with a passion for technology and its real-world application and protection.

He works as both counsel and litigator in complex multicultural negotiations and transactions on both a national and international level, applying significant strategic expertise in patents, trademarks, software, data licensing and technology transfer. With this broad technical background, he offers clients a clear vision of the future – particularly relating to the development of smart societies and cities.

His success in these challenging fields has seen him regularly ranked in the top tiers of IT and data lawyers, winning awards in both areas every year from 2019-2022.


French, English


Xavier’s practical legal services are complemented by his position as lecturer at ESSEC Business School in smart cities and data, and his work is often featured in industry publications, covering subjects such as health data and privacy management.


Having gained his legal education at Queen Mary Westfield College, London, and then Toulouse, Strasbourg and Paris

Lawyer Rankings

France > Media and entertainment: Advertising

Osborne Clarke is counsel to numerous actors in the advertising sector, namely advertisers, media and advertising agencies, media, adtech companies and influencers. The team provides regulatory and market practice advice is experienced in liaising with the regulatory bodies in the event of claims or complaints. Notable client Innocent France retains the firm for regulatory advice on innovative advertising campaigns. The trio at the helm of the practice consists of IP specialist Claire Bouchenard and IT experts Xavier Pican  and Béatrice Delmas-Linel.

Paris > Médias, culture, sport et loisirs: Publicité

Osborne Clarke conseille de nombreux acteurs du secteur ; annonceurs, groupes de médias, agences de publicité, adtech et influenceurs. L’équipe conseille ses clients en matière réglementaire et dans la gestion de leurs relations avec les autorités de régulation. Innocent France fait régulièrement appel au cabinet pour ses campagnes publicitaires innovantes. La pratique est codirigée par la spécialiste de la propriété intellectuelle Claire Bouchenard  et l’expert dans le domaine des nouvelles technologies Xavier Pican  . Béatrice Delmas-Linel a quitté le cabinet en 2022.